National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3NP
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National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff is a museum and art gallery in Cardiff, Wales. The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. It was founded in 1905.

Art became a stronger focus in 2011 with the creation of the National Museum of Art. In particular it has a fine collection of 20th century and contemporary art. 20th century work includes sculptors, Jacob Epstein, Herbert Ward and Eric Gill, painters Stanley Spencer, L. S. Lowry, and Oskar Kokoschka. Nature Morte au Poron by Pablo Picasso was acquired in 2009.

Contemporary artists with works in the collection include Luke Jones, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach and Rachel Whiteread.

Events at this venue

There are 17 events at this location

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Artes Mundi 8

An exhibition of work shortlisted for the Artes Mundi art prize, including work by Anna Boghiguian (Canada / Egypt), Bouchra Khalili (Morocco / France), Otobong Nkanga (Nigeria), Trevor Paglen (USA) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand).

Sat 27 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 29 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 118 more dates until 24 Feb 2019

Artes Mundi 8

Artes Mundi is an internationally focused arts organisation based in Wales. It identifies, recognises and supports contemporary visual artists who engage with what it means to live in the world now, from a social, economic and political point of view, and how art can engage with society in meaningful and useful ways. The…

Fri 26 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Sat 27 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Sun 28 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 97 more dates until 24 Feb 2019

Artes Mundi Workshops

Unleash your wild creative side with these half term workshops based on the jaw dropping works of art in Artes Mundi 8.

Tue 30 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Wed 31 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 1 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7951

Fri 2 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7951

Drawn Together

Drawings of Wales by members of the public. You can make your own sketches and add them to the project.

Tue 2 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Wed 3 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 4 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 23 more dates until 31 Oct

Jennifer Ku (Piano) - Beethoven, Schumann

Jennifer Ku returns to Cardiff with a programme of exhilarating music, Beethovens Piano Sonata no. 7 and Schumanns Faschingsschwank (Carnival Jest).

Thu 4 Oct

Reardon Smith Theatre

£5 / 029 2039 7951

Kyffin Williams: the Artist and Amgueddfa Cymru

2018 marks 100 years since the birth of John Kyffin Williams (1918 – 2006), arguably Wales’ most popular and prolific landscape painter of the twentieth century. Born in Llangefni, Williams’ career spanned more than sixty years. His personal, distinctive style focused on the rural landscape of Snowdonia, its cottages and…

Wed 26 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 27 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Fri 28 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 180 more dates until 1 May 2019

Mad Dog Brewery And Clytha Arms

Despite only having started brewing in 2014, Mad Dog has had a significant impact on the Welsh brewing scene and has expanded twice. Today we plan to tour the brewery at Penperlleni in Monmouthshire and to sample a few beers. Then we will be off to the Clytha Arms, near Raglan, a consistent contender for CAMRAs Pub Of The…

Sat 24 Nov

Outside

£15 / 029 2039 7951

Organ Recital

The magnificent Williams-Wynn Wynnstay 18th century organ will be played this month by Jeffrey Howard (Cardiff).

Fri 28 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Organ Recital

The magnificent Williams-Wynn Wynnstay 18th century organ will be played this month by David Geoffrey Thomas (Llandaff Cathedral).

Fri 26 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Organ Recital

The magnificent Williams-Wynn Wynnstay 18th century organ will be played this month by Meirion Wynn Jones (Carmarthen)

Fri 30 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7951

Poppies for Remembrance

This exhibition will explore how the poppy became the symbol for remembrance, and provide an opportunity for contemplation and reflection on loss and recovery.

Wed 26 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 27 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Fri 28 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 129 more dates until 3 Mar 2019

Taith Iaith

2018 marks 100 years since the birth of John Kyffin Williams, arguably Wales' most popular and prolific landscape painter of the 20th century.

Thu 27 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Taith Iaith

Taith Iaith takes place on the last Thursday of every month. Everyone is welcome to attend – from fluent speakers to complete beginners.

Thu 29 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7951

Unknown Wales Conference

A day of free talks celebrating Welsh wildlife.

Sat 27 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

The Whole Story: Literature Workshop / BAME Review

A portrait bust of Chief Bokani sits quietly in a glass shelf at Amgueddfa Caerdydd-National Museum Cardiff. The museum plaque describes him as a Congolese pigmy chief who ‘performed on the London stage’ in Victorian Britain.

Sat 13 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Women in Focus

Part One: Women Behind the Lens 5th May – 11th November 2018

Wed 26 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 27 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

Fri 28 Sep

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 216 more dates until 9 Jun 2019

Women in Photography: Helen Sear

Join us for a lunchtime talk to hear artist Helen Sear discuss her work and practice. The talk has been programmed in conjunction with the ‘Women in Focus’ photography exhibition, which features photographs from Helen’s recent series, ‘Becoming Forest’.

Sat 20 Oct

£4 / 029 2039 7951

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